Gorilla Dances Like a 'Maniac' in Hilarious Video

He returns for the sequel in this now viral video taken by Primate Supervisor Ashley Orr, which features Zola playing around in the pool and basically putting all your slick middle school ~moves~ to shame.

If you had a hard week, this joyful gorilla will remind you to enjoy each dancing step along the way.

Let's hope this means we get to see more videos of Zola dancing like he's never danced before.

According to the post under the video, enrichment provides "them with mental and physical stimulation to increase natural behaviors".

It appears that there are other Zola videos floating around with other theme music applied, including another Flashdance cut, Irene Cara's "Flashdance ..."

The Dallas Zoo in Texas has shared video of a gorilla twirling wildly in a pool, looking nearly as if it's trying to breakdance.

Zola has been known to pull off some fancy moves in the past, with this video of the great ape going viral in 2011 when Zola lived at the Calgary Zoo.

The gorilla in question is Zola, a Bronx native who is well-known for his dance moves.

  • Salvatore Jensen